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Maryland Case May Discourage Political Dirty Tricks

A campaign manager for former Gov. Bob Ehrlich is charged with using fraud to dissuade voters from going to the polls on Election Day last year. The case could affect how many dirty tricks voters will see in upcoming elections.

Ron Paul's 'Big Dog' Ad One Of GOP Race's Coolest Commercials

Rep. Ron Paul may not be leading in any of the major presidential polls. But he arguably is setting the pace when it comes to the 2012 presidential campaign ads.After unleashing a fiery anti-Newt Gingrich ad in which he accused the former House speaker of "serial hypocrisy," Paul on Monday went up with a catchy new ad in Iowa in which he portrays himself as the real budget cutter.

History With Cain May Pay Off For Gingrich

When businessman Herman Cain left the Republican presidential race, he said he would endorse one of his former rivals. One likely recipient of that endorsement: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The two share a long record of mutual admiration.

Can Congress Really Compromise On Extending The Payroll Tax Cut?

Congressional leaders from both parties say the payroll tax cut is a must-pass measure. It's just not entirely clear how it's going to happen.

As His Past Emerges As An Issue, Frontrunner Gingrich Spars And Parries

After seeking the blessing of Donald Trump, former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich warned Nancy Pelosi against dishing dirt from the old House ethics investigation against him.

Gingrich's Health Care Consultancy: Is It Lobbying?

The Center for Health Transformation brought an electronic medical records company to Washington to meet with congressional leaders and a Cabinet official. But the former House speaker and now presidential candidate says that's not lobbying.
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Arlington's Top Prosecutor To Retire

The long-time commonwealth's attorney in Arlington is poised to retire, and he reflects on some career highlights, like the famous Marv Albert sexual assault case.